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for detroit police to respond to 9-1-1 calls. hari sreenivasan looks at the motor city's battle amid bankruptcy. >> detroiters are so used to bad news, and they are so used to things not really breaking our way, and they're used to getting up the next morning and going, "well, i can't stop, i've got to keep going, i've got to keep trying." >> woodruff: david brooks and ruth marcus analyze the week's news. >> brown: and yes, those are goats in that graveyard. more than a hundred of them. kwame holman tells us what they're doing in this historic washington, d.c., cemetery. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers
relationship; detroit struggles after declaring bankruptcy; brooks and marcus on the week's news and goats in the graveyard. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: american government personnel left lahore, pakistan today because of a specific threat to the consulate there. the u.s. shifted non-essential staff from lahore to the capital, islamabad. embassy officials would not say when the consulate might reopen. the closing came amid a flurry of militant attacks, including one on a mosque in quetta today that killed six people. gunmen opened fire on worshippers as they were leaving. saudi arabia arrested two suspected al qaeda militants in connection with the recent closure of western embassies in the region. they were from yemen and chad. the saudi arabian interior ministry said an investigation found the two were plotting suicide attacks. computer hardware, electronic devices and mobile phones were seized along with the suspects. fire crews in southern california today battled strong winds as they raced to gain ground on a fast-moving wildfire. more than 1,
of detroit's got for bankruptcy protection. the deadline was monday as midnight. among the filers were the city's largest employee union. it said the city has not proven it's involume sent. detroit faces at least $18 billion in liabilities. >> a federal judge granted california prison officials personaltion to force feed inmates, lodge mg had a seven tweak long hunger strike. about 100 prisoners have refused meals since july 8. they're pro thefting gang leaders violence against inmates. about 70 of the strikers in are in failing health. strikes on wall street pore mentioned today but there are better results from retailers. the nasdaq rose 24 points to chose at 3613. >> >> the best-selling crime novelist elmore leonard died at his home in michigan from complications of had a stroke. leonard published more than 40 novels during his year, many with con men and gangsters as the character. the novel glitz was the number one best-seller. a number of his books made it to the big screen including get shorty and justified. he was 87 years old. now back to judy. >> we turn tot launch of al-jaze
a number of other cities. you talk about cleveland, detroit and houston. and i guess, you know, my question is, these cities are trying to do interesting things but they're also cities that are facing big problems of poverty, lack of education for so many people. are these cities going to be able to do all of it? >> cities are not governments right? they're networks of leaders. mayors for sure, county leaders for sure. governors in many places but also heads of businesses. business associations, heads of universities, heads of philanthropy. they come together, they form networks. they try to sort out what's our distinctive vision? what's our special position in the global economy? and then what is our game- changer? what jennifer just applied the applied science in new york city, that's a game-changer. investing in manufacturing, supporting your manufacturer, that's a game-changer in northeast ohio. transit clearly is a necessity for the 21st century so they're not waiting for washington. they're basically coming together across party and jurisdictional lines saying how do we make our place
on washington. first, edith lee payne of detroit tells the story of one of the iconic pictures taken at the event. >> one evening in october of 2008, i got a phoneical from my cousin, marcia, who lives in baltimore mo, maryland, she had been browgz a category with some friend and came across a 2009 black history calendar. on the front of this calendar were pictures of dr. king, and frederic douglas, jesse owens. and on the back of the calendar were these same people but, also, there was a picture of me. i of course immediately recalled being at the march on washington but i didn't recall a picture being taken. it also happened to be my 12th birthday. that day in washington was a very hot day. but it was a day where a lot of people from all over the country came together for a common goal, and that was to make the quality of life better for everyone. it was very special to me to be there, to be one of the people present to make a difference in what dr. king had brought to our attention. >> woodruff: that was edith lee payne of detroit. you can find her story, and other firsthand accou
-month-old portuguese water dog is believed to have come fr a breeder 60 miles from detroit, taking the placement of puppies very seriously, saying we match the puppy to the right family. enter the first family. michelle obama welcomed sunny, named for her cheerful disposition, with a tweet. president obama chimed in, welcome to the family, sunny. the obamas chose another allergy friendly portuguese water dog like bo because of 15- year-old malea's allergies. >> they are fun dogs. and easy to train. >> we caught up with a dog trainer in new york. >> what type of training would you recommend for sunny? >> to remember that even sunny is a year old, doesn't mean they need help to adjust. you need to make sure you're teaching your dog to greet people politely, to sit, the breed tends to be jumpy. >> bo has won the hearts of the nation gracing the cover of the new yorker, and the obamas' christmas card last year. when elected to his second term he had this to say. >> one dog is enough. >> michelle thought bo needed a playmate. >> it would be beneficial so they can burn off energy, mental
names on that list: texas rangers outfielder nelson cruz and detroit tigers' shortstop johnny peralta. but road reeg ez, a three-time m.v.p. has eclipsed all the others and joins barry bonds, roger clemens, mark maguire and a host of others as fallen icons of the game. the 14-time all tar had off-season surgery but as fate would have it, he's ready to return to big league play tonight in chicago. he addressed the matter friday night after hitting a towering home run in minor league tune-up games. >> i think there's a lot of people that are confused and don't understand the process. there is a lot of layers. i will say this. there's more than one party that benefits from me not ever stepping back on the field. that's not my teammates. it's not the yankee fans. >> who is it? who benefits? >> i can't tell you. i can't tell you that right now. i hope i never have to. >> suarez: that clearly was a reference to major league baseball and the yankees. the team reportedly has considered trying to void the $100 million-plus left on rodriguez's ten-year $275 million contract. as to whether he wo
what bankruptcy means for already battered detroit. i'm gwen ifill >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. we'll see you online and again here tomorrow evening with david brooks and ruth marcus, among others. thanks for joining us. good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >>> this is "nightly business report" with tyler mathisen and susie gharib brought to you by. >> sailing through the heart of historic cities and landscapes on a river, you get close to iconic landmarks, to local life, to cultural treasures. viking river cruises, exploring the world in comfort. >>> the head is on. the government rampin
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